Tag: recreation
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11 and 12
  • Drought leads to low lake level at Texoma; boaters should be vigilant

    TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advises visitors to Lake Texoma of the impact an extreme drought is having on the lake level. The current water level is several feet below normal and the Corps urges boaters to be vigilant when on the water. There is water for boating and other activities, however visitors should keep the following in mind:
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discontinue Cooperative Joint Management arrangements

    DALLAS– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it has performed a legal review of all Cooperative Joint Management (CJM) agreements with non-profit, cooperating associations and determined that USACE is operating outside of its authority and that the agreements will require modification. The long-term impacts of these modifications are still being determined, however; the Corps is currently looking at ways to keep the impacted recreation facilities open through the end of the recreational season.